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Old Posted Oct 21, 2014, 11:26 PM
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This tower is going to be friggin gorgeous.
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This tower is going to be friggin gorgeous.
It's going to be a great addition to the Beltline.
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Crane blocking out some of the detailing, but this tower def looks good in person:


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Lot more spandrel glass than the rendering showed. All the coloured sections are spandrel and even the punched windows have spandrel in it.
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Excavation/shoring of a multi-level pit is stage of construction. No one in their right mind would pay all this money if the plan wasn't to fill it immediately.
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Yup. EIFS panels, that have been painted.
it has to be troweled on and floated or sprayed. this can be done beforehand in a shop, then installed after. the dark gray stucco you see is called "Primus" it is used both as a adhesive and as a base coat. a fiberglass webbing is troweled in to this product for strength and durability. as for the acrylic finish products. the painting goes on over the primus as a primer base for the finish coat. this is no ordinary paint. it is a highly developed primer coat. the actual finish is acrylic base with dyes and also different sizes of aggregates. the aggregates are what will bring forth the finish's look and detail. if done properly, this system could last for at least 50yrs. also it adds r value. it is far better than just about any other type of paneling in that respect.
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My count puts them at the 16th floor.

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